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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag was detected near Cardston in Canada



Earthquake location 49.035S, -112.8856667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Cardston in Canada. Exact location of earthquake, -112.8856667° West, 49.035° North, depth 7.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.23 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: mb80270759. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80270759. The temblor was picked up at 05:45:38 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 12:45:38 / November 22, 2017 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Lethbridge (c. 70 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Coaldale (c. 6 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coaldale, Lethbridge (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ESE of Cardston, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.8856667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ESE of Cardston, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-22 12:45:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-22 17:01:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 167 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.599 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID mb80270759 Id of event.
Event Code 80270759 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80270759, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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